Iolo technologies has released a free, cut-down version of their well-known System Mechanic, a comprehensive system maintenance and performance tool that will help you benefit from a fast and reliable computer, even without having any expert skills. Compared to the paid full version, System Mechanic Free version contains a limited set of tools, but you will still find all the core PC maintenance functionality you’d expect.
Key Features of System Mechanic Free:
- Registry Tuner – Resolves registry problems and stabilizes Windows
- Internet Connection Repair – Gets PC back online
- Shortcut Repair – Reconnects broken icons and shortcuts
- Memory Mechanic – Reclaims wasted RAM in real time
- Startup Optimizer Basic – Checks for and removes the Top-25 startup bottlenecks
- Drive Accelerator Basic – Defragments hard drives
- PC Cleanup – Cleans up over 50 different types of system-clogging junk files and clutter
Compare iolo System Mechanic Free and Full Versions:
If you’re looking for a freeware optimization software for your Windows operating system, then, the new System Mechanic 10 Free is definitely worth of a check-out.
Download iolo System Mechanic Free Version: smfree_dm.exe [online installer]
During installation, you should opt to install the free version of System Mechanic. The free version will still require a license key, which is provided after free registration during the installation process.
Of course the full version of System Mechanic has much more features such as AcceleWrite, Advanced Diagnostics, Tune-up Definitions, System Troubleshooter, Drive Medic, Emergency CD, ActiveCare, Startup Optimizer Advanced, Drive Accelerator Advanced, NetBooster, Program Accelerator, Registry Compactor, and more.
Updated: iolo System Mechanic 11 has been released which ships with full Windows 8 support, as well as a multitude of improvements, enhancements, stability augmentations, and general updates ( check out the press release for details). However, most of those new and enhanced features are restricted to the paid-for versions only – only the PC Cleanup and Privacy Cleaner tools are also found in the free version.